Student Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes for the computer science program

  • Students will attain an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  • Students will attain an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • Students will attain an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  • Students will attain an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • Students will attain an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
  • Students will attain an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • Students will attain an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  • Students will attain recognition of the need for an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  • Students will attain an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  • Students will attain an ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
  • Students will attain an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.